MUMBAI, INDIA - Media OutReach - 21 September 2018 - Blue Dart, India's leading logistics services provider, and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), today announced major expansion plans to deliver to every Indian home by December 2018, amidst rising demand for deliveries in tier II, III & IV towns in India. The initiative is one of the biggest drives undertaken to expand Blue Dart's reach to every corner of India and aims to reach 19,100+ pin codes by December 2018.
Through the initiative, the goal is to reach every Indian home, further strengthening Blue Dart's leadership position in the Express Logistics industry in India for B2B and B2C. It is the largest and most preferred third party logistics service provider for leading industry verticals and has truly differentiated itself with world-class products and services, high service quality, state-of-the art infrastructure and innovative technology to deliver superior services to the customer.
The initiative was launched in January 2018 and since then Blue Dart has expanded its reach from 6,164 pin codes to 17,677+ pin codes across the country, currently. As of September 2018, Blue Dart has achieved 100% pin code coverage in 16 states and union territories which includes Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Goa, Telangana, Gujarat, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Pondicherry, Daman & Diu, Chandigarh and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited said, "As India's leading logistics company, we are committed to delivering only the best for our customers. We are aggressively expanding our network to reach every Indian home by December 2018 to enable fast, efficient and reliable deliveries for both B2B and B2C customers. We are well on our way to cover all pin codes in India, with already 17,677+ pin codes and 100% pin code coverage in 16 states and union territories. Blue Dart's strategy is in alignment with the Government's Make in India vision and various state initiatives, to further enable business and generate employment across the country".
As part of the expansion, Blue Dart has opened over 939+ new facilities (called NBDO - New Blue Dart Offices) to cater to the large consumer base in rural and remote locations.
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Blue Dart Express Ltd., South Asia's premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 35,000 locations in India. As part of DPDHL Group, Blue Dart accesses over 220 countries and territories and offers an entire spectrum of logistics services including air express, freight forwarding, supply chain solutions and customs clearance.
The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people, dedicated air and ground capacity, cutting-edge technology, wide range of innovative, vertical specific products and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers.
Blue Dart is committed to its social responsibility by supporting climate protection (GoGreen), disaster management (GoHelp) and education (GoTeach).